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3/20/2018 5:10:54 PM
President Donald Trump wants to get tough when it comes to drug dealers in the opioid crisis, supporting the death penalty for them. It's something that area congressman Tom Reed says he concurs with. During a conference call on Tuesday with area media, including WDOE News, Reed indicated that he supported strengthening criminal penalties for dealing and trafficking in fentanyl and other more
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2018-03-20 05:51
Chautauqua County is losing ground when it comes to health factors and outcomes compared to the rest of New York State between last year and this year. The county's Department of Health and Human Services has released a report from the University of Wisconsin's Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and it ranks the county 57th among the state's 62 counties for health more
2018-03-20 05:31
New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand has announced new legislation which would create a new federal grant program for water infrastructure projects. Gillibrand announced the legislation during a conference call with statewide media, including WDOE News. The bill, known as the Promoting Infrastructure and Protecting the Economy (PIPE) Act, would authorize $5 billion over 10 years to provide more
2018-03-20 05:21
The New York State Association of Counties is calling on state legislators to support the Internet Fairness and Conformity Act in the 2018-19 state budget. The bill would require online marketplaces with more than $100 million in annual sales, such as Amazon and eBay, to collect sales tax on any sales coming into New York. Currently, the state's tax collection system does not require out-of-state more
2018-03-20 03:37
Polls are open until 9:00 PM this evening for elections in two Chautauqua County villages. In Westfield, there are two open trustee seats, with Michael Catalano and Dennis Lutes the only announced candidates. In Sinclairville, the Observer is reporting that no one is running for two village trustee seats that are open. Write-in candidates will be accepted. Most other villages in the county have more
2018-03-20 01:37
The Diocese of Buffalo today released a full list of priests accused of sexual abuse since 1950. A total of 42 names were listed, including diocesan priests who were removed from ministry, were retired or left the ministry after allegations of sexual abuse of a minor. The list also includes deceased priests with more than one allegation made against them. Today's announcement came several days more
2018-03-20 10:42
A crash involving two tractor-trailers on I-86 in the town of Cuba in Allegany County has claimed the life of an Ohio man. State Police say that the crash around 5:30 am Tuesday morning involved a disabled tractor-trailer that was partially in the highway. The driver, 41-year-old Kyle Willis of Dorset, Ohio was outside his vehicle, attempting to make repairs, when he and his truck were struck by more
2018-03-20 09:50
A North East, Pennsylvania woman is facing aggravated DWI after she allegedly struck a parked vehicle with her own vehicle in the village of Sherman last Friday. State Police in Jamestown say troopers found the driver, 33-year-old Hollie Petroff unconscious and behind the wheel at the time of the crash at the corner of Franklin and West Main Street. She was not injured in the crash. Troopers say more
2018-03-20 07:39
Residents in the Silver Creek Central School District wil decide later today on a proposed $17.6 million Capital Construction Project. The project would include upgrades with a focus on health and safety, energy and efficiency, planned maintenance and technology. School officials say the improvements would not increase the tax levy. Voting will take place from 1 to 9 pm in the high school lobby. more
2018-03-20 06:58
A traffic stop in the town of Stockton late Sunday night led to the arrest of a 28-year-old Mayville man on a warrant out of the Keystone State. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say they pulled over Justin Gibbons for a traffic infraction on West Railroad Avenue around 11:30 pm Sunday. Further investigation determined that Gibbons had an active arrest warrant out of Erie County, Pennsylvania. more
2018-03-20 06:53
Fredonia Mayor Athanasia Landis delivered her budget message on Monday during a special meeting of the Village Board of Trustees. The tentative $10.4 million spending plan did not include any tax increase. However, Dr. Landis is proposing the hiring of three full-time and four part-time employees to help with reducing overtime costs which the Mayor says, amounted to over $250,000 last year... [ more
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